This position will operate and oversee/maintain a variety of light/heavy duty equipment such as mowers, weed-eaters, backhoes, excavators, tractors, field mowers, pruners, chain saws, RTV's, golf carts and assorted smaller electrical tools used at the Delaware Veterans’ Cemetery. The incumbent may provide advanced training to lower level mechanics, make recommendations to repair or replace equipment and provide information used to set equipment budgets. This position may be required to assist with burials or grounds maintenance.
Selective Requirements must be met in addition to the job requirements. Applicants who do not possess the selective requirement will not be qualified.
- Open to Honorably Discharged Veterans Only
Honorably Discharged Veteran. A legible copy of Form DD214 must be faxed to Department of Human Resources (DHR) at (302) 739-2327 by close of business the next work day after the closing date on the posting. Veterans requiring additional information regarding DD214's may contact Veteran's Affairs at www.va.govor by calling their office toll free at 1-800-827-1000.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Performs preventive maintenance to include lubricating, cleaning, servicing, inspecting, and testing equipment.
- Uses manual and computerized diagnostic equipment to evaluate, troubleshoot, make adjustments and diagnose equipment malfunctions or defects.
- Repairs/replaces various parts and assemblies using mechanic power and handtools.
- Interprets schematics and blue prints to perform inspections, diagnosis, wiring procedures, and maintenance of mechanical, hydraulic, ignition, lighting, warning, and injection assemblies and component systems.
- Operates computers, interprets parts, service, and automated equipment management system/ manuals to perform research, order parts, prepare records, and analyze equipment malfunctions.
- Fabricates parts, performs gas/electric welding and makes body repairs.
- Responds to road service requests and/or assists with tow trucks/wreckers.
- Conducts road test/operational checks for diagnostic purposes to determine equipment deficiencies and for post-maintenance tests.
- Cleans and cares for tools, equipment and shop facilities.
- Follows safety rules and practices, and complies with Environmental Protection Agency, (EPA) standards in the performance of duties.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Master Mechanic
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Three years experience in diagnosing, repairing, rebuilding and calibrating light and heavy-duty engines, power trains, stabilizing mechanisms and related equipment requiring multiple integrated calibrations.
- Three years experience in gas and electric welding.
- Three years experience in machining or milling parts to comply with manufacturer specifications.
- Knowledge of staff supervision acquired through course work, academic training, training provided through an employer, or performing as a lead worker overseeing the work of others; OR supervising staff which may include planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others; OR supervising through subordinate supervisors a group of professional, technical, and clerical employees.
- Possession of a valid Driver’s License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).
Additional Posting Information
Secretary of State: Reminder: Merit Rule 8.4 states 'Veterans and disabled veterans, as defined or their unremarried widows or widowers, shall receive five (5) additional and ten (10) additional points respectively upon successful completion of an examination for initial appointment to State employment only. As currently required and stated on the State of Delaware job application, if you are claiming preference as a Veteran or unremarried widow or widower of a deceased Veteran, attach a copy of your DD 214 form. If you are also claiming preference as a disabled Veteran or unremarried widow or widower of a disabled Veteran, include your VA disability letter and claim number. Veterans requiring additional information regarding DD 214's or eligibility may contact Veterans Affairs at www.veteransaffairs.delaware.gov
or by contacting their office toll free at 1-800-344-9900.
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at statejobs.delaware.gov.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance. The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.